Tuesday, August 11, 2009

"Bob Roberts" Was Way Ahead of Its Time

I remember loving the film "Bob Roberts" when it came out. If the soundtrack were for sale, I'd have bought it. Tim Robbins plays a folk-singing right wing politician who ridicules and denounces the poor and celebrates capitalism. Bob Roberts was a brilliant character. The weird thing is, it appears as if there are real life "Bob Roberts" wanna bes. Listen to this cute little folk ditty:

Now watch this one from the fictional Bob Roberts:

I highly recommend this flick if you haven't seen it already. I may need to watch it again. I suspect it won't be as funny the second time around.

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